Pope Francis greeted over 50,000 young altar servers from Germany on Tuesday, less than a month after his native team of Argentina was defeated by the Germans at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
By Yasmine Hafiz—The Huffington Post
He delivered the homily in their native tongue rather than his usual Italian, welcoming the pilgrimage to the Vatican. Later, they presented him with a gift that he didn’t quite know what to make of at first.
Really, kids? You defeat the Pope’s beloved team at soccer and then present him with a personalized JERSEY? May have wanted to think that one through a little more…